Dermatologists: Masks can lead to other skin conditions besides acne (KTNV Las Vegas)

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May 14, 2021

Dermatologists say wearing masks can lead to two other skin conditions that can easily be mistaken for acne, similar to a rash.

And if it's treated like acne, with products to dry it out, it can actually make it worse.

The other skin condition dermatologists are seeing is called Demodex, which is a type of bacteria that builds up in the hair follicles on your face.

Dr. Adam Friedman, professor and chair the department of dermatology with The GW Medical Faculty Associates and GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences comments on the possible Demodex and how you can treat this skin condition.

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